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MARINE WEATHER DISCUSSION FOR N PACIFIC OCEAN
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
124 AM PDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.FORECAST DISCUSSION: MAJOR FEATURES/WINDS/SEAS/SIGNIFICANT
.WEATHER FOR THE NORTH PACIFIC N OF 30N AND E OF 150W.

ALTIMETER PASS FROM 03Z INDICATES SEAS TO 9 FT ACROSS FAR WRN PTNS
OF CA WATERS. THE GLOBAL MODELS AREA ALL IN PRETTY GOOD AGREEMENT
THROUGH SAT...THEN BEGIN TO DIVERGE AS A FRONTAL BNDRY BEGINS TO
APPROACH THE WATERS. THE GFS IS A LITTLE BIT SLOWER THAN CMC/ECMWF
OR UMKET BRINGING THE FRONT ACROSS THE OFFSHORE WATERS. A RIDGE
WILL BUILD ACROSS THE REGION INADAV OF A LARGE SYSTEM MON AND TUE.
ALL OF THE GLOBAL MODELS ARE INDICATING SUCH A FEATURE...GFS/ECMWF
IN PARTICULAR ARE IN VERY GOOD AGREEMENT WITH JUST SOME TIMING
DIFFERENCES WITH THE FRONTAL BNDRY. WHEN POP THE GRIDS WILL USE
THE GFS 10M WINDS TRHOUGH 12Z SUN...THEN TRANSITION TOWARD THE
EMCWF MODEL FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE PERIOD. IT APPEARS THAT GALES
ARE A POSS DURING THE DAY TUE. WILL POP THE WAVE GRIDS WILL USE
THE CORRESPONDING WAVE GUID TO MATCH MODEL WIND GUID.

.EXTRATROPICAL STORM SURGE GUIDANCE...N/A.

.WARNINGS...PRELIMINARY.

.PZ5 WASHINGTON/OREGON WATERS...
     NONE.

.PZ6 CALIFORNIA WATERS...
     NONE.

$$

.FORECASTER SHAW. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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